[Dovecot] Installation directories layout question

Hunny Bunny tmphb at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 24 17:24:51 EET 2010

Hello and thanks for the reply.

"Run `./configure --help | less` and read the part:
    "Fine tuning of the installation directories""

That is exactly what I did later defining each and every installation directory like --libdir=/usr/local/dovecot/lib and so on and so forth. 

This "Fine tuning" is not working as expected. For some reason dovecot adds that extra 'dovecot' at the end of the libdir and other directories path.

Could you please provide any other suggestions.

Thank you in advance,


--- On Wed, 2/24/10, Pascal Volk <user+dovecot at localhost.localdomain.org> wrote:

From: Pascal Volk <user+dovecot at localhost.localdomain.org>
Subject: Re: [Dovecot] Installation directories layout question
To: "Dovecot Mailing List" <dovecot at dovecot.org>
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 6:24 AM

On 02/24/2010 06:03 AM Hunny Bunny wrote:
> Hello folkz,
> I'm trying to compile and install Dovecot 1.2.10 from sources.
> When I execute: 
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/dovecot
> make
> make install
> I reasonably expect to find dovecot libraries in /usr/local/dovecot/lib but it puts them into
> /usr/local/dovecot/lib/dovecot. It add this extra 'dovecot' at the end of almost every installation path.
> Could somebody please clarify what extra configuration parameters should be set to make to change this strange dovecot installation directories layout.
> Thank you very much in advance,

Run `./configure --help | less` and read the part:
    "Fine tuning of the installation directories"

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